25150 Hancock Ave., Suite 100   Murrieta, CA 92562 [View map]
Phone: (951) 698-7720   Fax: (951) 698-7451
Hours: Mon-Fri 7 AM - 7 PM

At Rancho Physical Therapy we believe you need more than a therapist to help you reach your goals. We believe you need a partner. At Rancho Physical Therapy Murrieta that is what you will find... a therapist who will partner with you to create a custom plan of treatment while understanding your unique situation. In our Murrieta clinic, we have a variety of different therapists, specialising in multiple areas, to ensure that your unique condition receives the care it deserves. Our therapists work side by side with you to create a customized plan that enables you to achieve your individual goals.

In our Murrieta clinic, you will enjoy a therapy experience focused on providing you with the highest level of clinical expertise and personalized care. Our specialty is providing you with personalized services that are designed to get you back to the lifestyle you are accustomed to. It is our goal to return you to the functional level you deserve, as quickly as possible, through the care of our qualified rehabilitative professionals.

Our Murrieta clinic offers flexible appointments and is contracted with most insurance carriers.


  • Balance and Vestibular
  • Hand Therapy - Certified Hand Therapist
  • Speech Therapy
  • Women's/Men's Health
  • Cardiac Therapy
  • Pool Therapy
  • Orthotics
  • Certified Pilates Instructor
  • Temporomandibular Joint and Muscle Disorders (TMJ)
  • Arthroswim
  • Throwing Analysis
  • Custom Splint Fabrication
  • Board Certified Orthopaedic Specialists (OCS)



Weston A. Smith, PT, DPT, OCS
Weston A. Smith, PT, DPT, OCS

Dr. Smith graduated in 1996 from Loma Linda University with an A.S. from the Physical Therapist Assistant program. He earned a B.S. in Health Sciences in 1998 and completed a Progressive Master's in Physical Therapy from Loma Linda University in 2000. He graduated from the Post-Professional Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program at Loma Linda University in March 2002. Dr. Smith is a Diplomat of the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties and has been Board Certified as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist since 2003. He is a specialist in the treatment of orthopedic and sports injuries, with an emphasis on the throwing athlete. He is a Credentialed Clinical Instructor through the American Physical Therapy Association. Dr. Smith is the Administrative Director for the Rancho Physical Therapy’s Orthopedic Residency Program, where he is the lead Instructor. He is the Team Physical Therapist and member of the Volunteer Sports Medicine Program at Chaparral High School in Temecula since 1999. Dr. Smith is the Director of Clinical Services for Rancho Physical Therapy’s Murrieta location, and a Regional Manager for the Central Region.

Randy Ice, PT
Randy Ice, PT

Director of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation at Rancho Physical Therapy. Currently, over 40 years of experience in Physical Therapy focusing specifically in the area of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation. Graduated from USC Physical Therapy program with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1971. Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation at Rancho Los Amigos Hospital (1972 - 1979), Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital (1979 - 1984) and owner of Lynwood Physical Therapy and SCOR Physical Therapy (1984 - 1990). Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation at Rancho Physical Therapy, Murrieta since 1991. Past clinical professor for the Professional Physical Therapy Program of the University of Southern California and Mount St. Mary's College. Nationally recognized as an expert in Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation with over fifty articles published in medical and peer reviewed journals. Founder of the SCOR Cardiac Cyclists Club and organizer of bike rides throughout Southern California. Clinical Coordinator, Vintage Medical Group in Temecula, a bioidentical hormone replacement practice since 2003. Established Longevity Plus in 1996 to market and sell SPIZ, a nutritionally complete energy drink, and Kneesavers, a bicycle pedal extender that corrects biomechanical knee pain in cyclists.

Heather M. Snyder, PT, DPT, OCS
Heather M. Snyder, PT, DPT, OCS

Dr. Snyder graduated in 2003 from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a B.S. in Kinesiology with an emphasis in pre-physical therapy. She graduated in 2006 from the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Chapman University. In 2006, she started working at Rancho Physical Therapy. In 2008, she became one of the first to complete the Rancho Physical Therapy Orthopedic Residency. Dr. Snyder became a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist in July 2009. She has been the Team Physical Therapist and member of the Volunteer Sports Medicine Program at Vista Murrieta High School in Murrieta since 2013. She is a Credentialed Clinical Instructor through the American Physical Therapy Association and Residency Mentor for the Rancho Physical Therapy Orthopedic Residency Program. Dr. Snyder specializes in the treatment of TMJ as well as vestibular disorders and is the Assistant Director in the Murrieta Clinic.

Jodi L. Kolb, PT, DPT, OCS
Jodi L. Kolb, PT, DPT, OCS

Dr. Kolb received both her undergraduate and graduate degrees at Eastern Washington University in Cheney, Washington.  She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology in 2002, followed by her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2005.  She has been an APTA member since 2002, and a member of the Rancho Physical Therapy staff since 2008, specializing in orthopedic rehabilitation. Dr. Kolb successfully graduated from Rancho Physical Therapy’s Orthopedic Clinical Residency Program in 2010 and was Board Certified as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist in 2011.

Brittany Fox, PT, DPT, OCS
Brittany Fox, PT, DPT, OCS

Dr. Fox received a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from San Diego State University in 2007. She graduated from Chapman University with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2010. She went on to complete a year-long Rancho Physical Therapy Orthopedic Clinical Residency Program in 2011, and was Board Certified as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist in 2012. She also has a sub-specialty in Women’s Health and the treatment of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction. Dr. Fox has been the Team Physical Therapist and member of the Volunteer Sports Medicine Program at Vista Murrieta High School in Murrieta since 2013.

Michelle McClure, PT, DPT, OCS
Michelle McClure, PT, DPT, OCS

Dr. McClure began her education at California State University San Marcos with an emphasis in Pre-Physical Therapy and Biology. She transferred to Loma Linda University where she completed her Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences in 2007 and completed her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2009. Dr. McClure starting working for Rancho Physical Therapy in 2000 and is also a volunteer as part of the medical staff for Chaparral High School Sports Medicine Program. Michelle successfully graduated from Rancho Physical Therapy's Orthopedic Clinical Residency Program in 2010 and was Board Certified as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist in 2011. She is a Credentialed Clinical Instructor through the American Physical Therapy Association and Residency Mentor for the Rancho Physical Therapy Orthopedic Residency Program as well as Assistant Instructor for the Residency Program. Dr. McClure was the Director of Clinical Services for Rancho Physical Therapy's Golden Triangle facility prior to its merge with the Murrieta location in March of 2014. She has a sub-specialty in vestibular disorders and is the current Corporate Director of Wellness, and she is working to develop Wellness programs in the community as well as all across the Rancho organization.

Gavin Ongsingco, PT, DPT

Dr. Ongsingco graduated in 2009 from California Lutheran University, where he attained a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science and Sports Medicine. He continued his education at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in San Marcos, CA and graduated in 2013 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Dr. Ongsingco is currently participating in the 2014 Rancho Physical Therapy Orthopedic Clinical Residency Program.

Sara Guiffrida, PT, DPT
Sara Guiffrida, PT, DPT

Dr. Guiffrida received a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from California Polytechnic University, Pomona in 2009. She graduated from Western University with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2013. She has been an APTA member since 2010, and a member of the Rancho Physical Therapy staff since 2014. Her professional interests include orthopedics, vestibular rehabilitation, and aquatic therapy.

Kerry L. Whittaker, BS, PTA
Kerry L. Whittaker, BS, PTA

Kerry has been a part of the Rancho Physical Therapy team since 2000. She graduated with Honors in 2005 from Cerritos College with an Associates of Arts degree from the Physical Therapist Assistant Program. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology in 2010 from California State University- San Marcos. Kerry is currently a member of the Volunteer Sports Medicine Program at Chaparral High School in Temecula since 2000 and team Physical Therapist Assistant as of 2005.

Jamie Veenstra, PTA, ATC, CPI
Jamie Veenstra, PTA, ATC, CPI

Jamie graduated in 2000 from California State University, Long Beach with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Kinesiology and Physical Education, with an emphasis in athletic training. She earned her athletic training certification in 2003.  Jamie went on to pursue her Physical Therapy Assistant degree from Cerritos College and to receive her license as a PTA in 2006. In May 2008, she completed a Pilates certification course, with the emphasis in Pilates for rehabilitation from Polestar Pilates Education. Jamie joined the team at Rancho Physical Therapy in July 2009.

Angela M. Meichtry, PTA

Angie graduated from St. Mary's college in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science in Health Science. She went on to pursue her Physical Therapy Assistant career in 1994. She has experience in the outpatient orthopaedics as well as inpatient rehabilitation. She has been part of the Rancho Physical Therapy staff since 2007, specializing in orthopedics and sports medicine rehabilitation, especially soccer and golf.

Tom Cook, PTA

Tom graduated in 2012 from the Loma Linda University Physical Therapy Assistant program. He received his PTA license in early 2013, and soon after joined the Rancho Physical Therapy team. Tom has also earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in digital media arts/music and served for four years as a musician in the United States Marine Corps band.


Elizabeth Wylie, MA, CCC-SLP
Elizabeth Wylie, MA, CCC-SLP

Elizabeth graduated in 2009 from San Diego State University with a B.A. in Communicative Sciences and Disorders and a minor in Linguistics. She graduated in 2011 with a M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology from San Diego State University. She has diagnostic and treatment experience with pediatric and adult populations with a variety of speech, language, cognitive-linguistic, voice, swallowing, feeding and social communication delays and disorders. She also has experience assessing and implementing use of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices for both the adult and pediatric patient. She has been trained and certified in the Lee Silverman Voice Treatment program (LSVT LOUD). Elizabeth also has been trained in Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets (PROMPT): Technique. She is the Director of speech therapy for the Murrieta clinic.

Lauren Priem, MS, CCC-SLP

Lauren graduated from Emerson College in 2005 with a M.S. in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Her past work experiences include providing treatment to children and adults with a diverse range of disorders including stroke, TBI, Parkinson’s, MS, and autism. In addition to speech, language, cognitive-linguistic and voice disorders, she also provides treatment of feeding and swallowing impairments. She has developed her current skill set in a variety of settings including acute rehabilitation, home health, skilled nursing, and the public schools. She is certified in VitalStim, which uses electrical stimulation for neuromuscular re-education of swallow function. She is also a certified practitioner of LSVT-LOUD, a speech treatment for individuals with Parkinson’s disease and other neurological disorders. Lauren believes each person has the potential to improve their current communication/swallowing skills and enjoys helping her patients participate more successfully in activities they find meaningful.

Guy Perrelet, SLPA
Guy Perrelet, SLPA

Guy graduated with honors from the Speech-Language Pathology Assistant program at Grossmont College in 2010. He worked as a SLPA in the La Mesa - Spring Valley School District before joining the Rancho Physical Therapy team in 2011. He also earned an Associates degree in Radio and Television from Palomar College in 2003, and his background in the creative and performing arts supports his ability to relate to patients of all ages and abilities, and facilitate communication and learning.


Darrell Rowe, OTR, CHT
Darrell Rowe, OTR, CHT

Graduated from the University of Alberta, Canada, Occupational Therapy Program in May 2001. After practicing for a year in Canada, Darrell moved to Southern California to pursue specialization in Hand Rehabilitation. He completed the Southern California Hand Therapy Program offered by Kaiser Permanente in October 2003. Darrell's specialties include static/dynamic splinting, and treating a wide variety of orthopedic upper extremity conditions, including post-surgical and cumulative trauma hand conditions. Darrell became a Board Certified Hand Therapist in 2006 and currently runs the hand therapy programs at the Rancho Physical Therapy Clinic in Murrieta.

Jean Bellucci, OTR, CHT
Jean Bellucci, OTR, CHT

Graduated from the University of Missouri, Columbia in 1981. Began specialization in Hand and Upper Extremity Rehabilitation at Brown University affiliated Rhode Island Hospital in 1985 under the tutelage of the orthopedic and plastic surgeons. Became a Board Certified Hand Therapist in 1991. Recently relocated to southern California from the Boston area, where she worked as a hand therapist and Center Coordinator for Clinical Education at MetroWest Medical Center; and most recently at Beth Israel Deaconess and New England Baptist, a specialty hospital in orthopedic and musculoskeletal conditions. Member of the American Society of Hand Therapists.